lake trout

noun

Definition of lake trout

: any of various trout and salmon found in lakes especially : mackinaw trout

Examples of lake trout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By the 1800s, commercial fishermen pulled millions upon millions of pounds of whitefish, herring, lake trout and perch annually from the bay. jsonline.com, 2 Sep. 2021 Other finned resident bigwigs include bluegills, crappies, largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, muskies, steelhead, lake trout and various sizes and colorations of stream trout, including brook, brown and rainbow. Dennis Anderson, Star Tribune, 30 Apr. 2021 That includes lake trout, walleye and smallmouth bass. jsonline.com, 2 Sep. 2021 There is nothing quite like lake trout smothered in jalapeño blueberry sauce. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 22 Aug. 2021 As Minnesota lakes grow warmer, DNR scientists have identified dozens of cool, deep lakes with high levels of oxygen that, if protected, could become the last refuges for cold-water fish such as cisco and lake trout to survive in coming decades. Greg Stanley, Star Tribune, 12 June 2021 Plump lake trout reigned atop a food web loaded with species such as perch, sturgeon, lake herring, whitefish and chubs. Dan Egan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 13 Aug. 2011 Already known for its trophy lake trout and northern pike fishing, the fly-in wilderness lodge also has newly refurbished cabins. Ashlea Halpern, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Aug. 2021 On Lake Superior, lake trout and salmon are active. Joel Rippel, Star Tribune, 29 July 2021

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First Known Use of lake trout

1668, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

19 Sep 2021

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“Lake trout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lake%20trout. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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